bug-bash
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]


From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 12:27:40 -0600 (CST)

Paul Jarc wrote:

   address@hidden wrote:
   > As a secondary suggestion, it would be nice if ${a:-3} and 
address@hidden:-3}
   > would work as expected,

   :- already means something different, so you have to separate : and -
   with a space.  These work: ${a: -3} address@hidden: -3}.

Indeed, I somehow forgot about the other meaning of :- .  Thanks.  I
still do not understand the actual expansion of address@hidden: -3}, however.

Sincerely,

Luc.



reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]